Social Security Registration in Chile: Steps and Requirements

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What is it?

Social Security Registration in Chile involves enrolling in the national system which provides various benefits, including health insurance, pensions, and support for disabilities. This process is essential for residents to secure their social protections and ensure they have access to necessary services.

Who needs it?

Ideal customers for this service include new residents in Chile, expatriates, and citizens who have recently begun employment. It is also beneficial for those needing to update their information or apply for benefits due to life changes such as marriage, childbirth, or disability.


  1. Visit the official Registro Civil website:
  2. Book an appointment online or visit a local Registro Civil office.
  3. Bring all necessary documents (listed below) to your appointment.
  4. Fill out the required forms with accurate personal information.
  5. Submit the forms along with your documents to the Registro Civil official.
  6. Wait for the confirmation and processing of your application.
  7. Receive your Social Security registration confirmation via mail or email.

Required documents

  • Identification Document (Cedula or Passport): Available at local offices or embassies.
  • Proof of Residence (Utility Bill or Lease Agreement): Obtain from your landlord or utility company.
  • Employment Contract or Proof of Income: Provided by your employer or solicitor.
  • Health Insurance Certificate (if applicable): Available from your insurance provider or employer.

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Additional details

  • Appointments are recommended to avoid long waiting times.
  • Make sure all documents are up-to-date and in good condition.
  • Certain services might require an online pre-registration.


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